Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday inaugurated the ‘National Symposium on Manufacturing and Best Practices to Improve Business Environment’ in Bhubaneswar. Union Minister for Commerce & Industry Nirmala Sitharaman was also present at the occasion. The symposium was jointly organised by Department of Industry Policy & Promotion, Government of India and Industry department, Odisha government.
“Prime Minister Modi has emphasized the rapid growth of the manufacturing sector in the eastern part of the country to match with the western part, which has made remarkable progress and development in industries and manufacturing sectors,” said Minister Sitharaman. She said the Modi government is for revival of the manufacturing sector, which will boost economic growth in the country.
Inaugurating the National Symposium, CM Patnaik said, “Odisha is a leading state in mineral processing. During the last decade, the state has seen phenomenal growth in primary metal making, power generation, and infrastructure capacity augmentation. Now, we are focused on creating an environment to build capacities for further value addition. We are building new industrial parks, developing industrial corridors and planning large Investment Regions. I understand that without improvement in the business environment through reforms, it is not possible to build entrepreneurship and achieve the desired targets.”
Land Related intervention by Gujarat, Single Window Clearance for Industries by Maharashtra and Punjab, Labor Management Solution by Maharashtra, Environmental clearances by Gujarat Pollution Control Board, Integrated and Comprehensive System for managing indirect taxes in Karnataka and other best practices taken up by various state governments will be presented in the symposium.